The Kapil Sharma Show: Navjot Singh Sidhu Sacked After Pulwama Remarks

Mina Muzumdar |Feb 17, 2019

Sony TV today introduced Archana Puran Singh as the new celebrity judge to replace Navjot Singh Sidhu.

The Kapil Sharma Show has been in troubled waters once again after Navjot Singh Sidhu’s controversial statement. In the wake of brutal Pulwama terror attack, Navjot Singh Sidhu said:


Sony TV then sacked Sidhu and replace him with TV star Archana Puran Singh. The channel announced the new in a Twitter post introducing the new judge on The Kapil Sharma show.


The channel’s quick decision came after Sidhu’s comment faced harsh criticism from the audience as they even threatened to boycott the comedian show. Amidst growing tension, Pulwama’s statement considered as distasteful and inappropriate.

In an interview, Archana confirmed the news: "I shot 2 episodes with Kapil as a guest judge on the 9th and 13th of February." Sony TV is currently mulling over the episodes which the channel shot with Navjot Singh Sidhu.

On Twitter, fans have called for boycotting The Kapil Sharma Show as early as Sidhu’comment surfaced on the Internet.


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